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September 23, 2014

Posted by **Jacob** on Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 4:28pm.

I would really appreciate it if someone could help me or explain it to me.

Thank you very much for your help.

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**drwls**, Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 4:40pmThe slope of a straignt tangent line at any point of a y(x) curve is the derivative of the y(x) function at that point.

To get the derivative this way, you would have to draw a series of tangent lines at diffent points of the curve, measure the slope of each line, and replot the derivative function (slope vs. x) using those measured points.

- Calculus -
**Jacob**, Sunday, September 30, 2007 at 5:27pmThank you very much, drwls.

I actually understand it now!

(You saved me in Calculus!) :-)

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